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What’s Really in Our Food?: Chocolate (2009)

Season 2, Episode 10
Only available in Canada, United States
22:54
4.25

Chocolate: food of the gods, and a god among foods. We all know that chocolate is hard to resist, but why? Is it just saturated fat and sugar, or a rich source of antioxidants? Petra sets out to find out what is in chocolate that makes it so desirable, and hopes to find some nutritional evidence that will justify our appetite for the stuff.

Petra Bagust
Esta Hutchins, Peter Allison
English

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Clover, posted on November 19, 2013

Especially when there is less sugar, agave sugar, or even stevia. I love a good cup of hot chocoloate made from hot water, raw cacao powder, almond milk, cinnamon and a bit of stevia. Pure bars, and even the Go Raw brand of chocolate truffles meet my need for chocolate. With out my daily fix of hot chocolate, I feel less stable in my feeling of well being. It seems to calm me down from a stressful day. There is something very theraputic about chocolate! This show is really informative in regards to all the the common misconceptions about chocolate. I feel that it is difficult to get the point across that the sugar in the chocolate, and the quality of the chocolate really matters!

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